Mitigating Security Risks: An Assessment of Cyberattacks on U.S. Voting Systems
4 Pages Posted: 21 Nov 2019
Date Written: November 11, 2019
Cyber-attacks have become more prevalent with the emergence of globalization, technological advancements, and societal dependencies on cyber infrastructure and data. The presidential elections of the U.S. and other countries have become the target of nation state attacks that threaten the foundations of democracy and the integrity of the votes cast in free elections. The following article provides an assessment of the U.S. cyber-security landscape and recommendations to ensure a secure voting system infrastructure and readiness for the future.
Keywords: Cybersecurity, U.S. Elections, Cyberattacks, Presidential Elections
JEL Classification: M15, O33
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